Colored pencil is a medium you don't often see. I took a course from Gary Greene years ago and was amazed at what you can do with this medium! "Vanity" by Martin Vela, 2007, colored pencil on museum board, 18 x 9.
2/25 140-17: 1) Everyone is trying to change who they are. Nyasha wants to be British and look perfect and skinny. All the Africans want to be Americans, and all the Americans want to be Africans. Chido does not want to be that person his father wants him to be. Maiguru is not that perfect happy woman, but she pretends like she is. Everyone so far wants to change at least one thing about themselves because they are not happy with who they see in the mirror.